Top 100 red wines of Macedon Ranges

Discover the top 100 best red wines of Macedon Ranges of Port Phillip as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the red wines that are popular of Macedon Ranges and the best vintages to taste in this region.

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Discovering the wine region of Macedon Ranges

The wine region of Macedon Ranges is located in the region of Port Phillip of Victoria of Australia. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Bindi or the Domaine Curly Flat produce mainly wines red, white and sparkling. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Macedon Ranges are Pinot noir, Chardonnay and Cabernet-Sauvignon, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Macedon Ranges often reveals types of flavors of cream, stone fruit or citrus and sometimes also flavors of apples, peach or lemon.

In the mouth of Macedon Ranges is a powerful with a nice freshness. We currently count 43 estates and châteaux in the of Macedon Ranges, producing 130 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Macedon Ranges go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, veal or game (deer, venison).

Discover the grape variety: Malbec

Malbec, a high-yielding red grape variety, produces tannic and colourful wines. It is produced in different wine-growing regions and changes its name according to the grape variety. Called Auxerrois in Cahors, Malbec in Bordeaux, it is also known as Côt. 6,000 hectares of the Malbec grape are grown in France (in decline since the 1950s). Malbec is also very successful in Argentina. The country has become the world's leading producer of Malbec and offers wines with great potential.

Food and wine pairing with a red wine of Macedon Ranges

red wines from the region of Macedon Ranges go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, veal or game (deer, venison) such as recipes of beef tagliata with truffle oil, blanquette of flemish veal or rabbit with mustard, thyme and cream.

News from the vineyard of Macedon Ranges

Freixenet Copestick acquires Bolney Wine Estate

One the pioneering English wine estates, Bolney has a portfolio of sparkling and still wines that have won several awards. It was founded in 1972 by Janet and Rodney Pratt and is now run by their daughter, and winemaker, Sam Linter. Commenting on the acquisition, Freixenet Copestick — the UK and Ireland arm of Henkell Freixenet — said it was sure it had found ‘the perfect winery’. MD Robin Copestick said: ‘The sparkling wines are excellent and the business is excellently run by Sam Linter.’ ...

Tribute paid to Franciacorta wine pioneer Franco Ziliani

Franciacorta has lost one of its fathers; Franco Ziliani died aged 90 this Christmas. He was the winemaker who, along with the Count Guido Berlucchi, changed the destiny of an entire region and helped make Franciacorta one of the most consistent areas in the world for sparkling wines made in the traditional method. Their fateful encounter was in 1958 at Palazzo Lana, in Franciacorta. Count Berlucchi began to question the young winemaker about how to improve his unstable white wine produced in Co ...

Soave producer Pieropan to unveil underground winery

Celebrated Soave producer Pieropan is due to unveil its new winery in April 2022. Dubbed ‘Leonildo Pieropan‘ after the estate’s pioneering late owner, the winery is considered groundbreaking for its eco credentials and use of materials – and is largely hidden under a hill, with just the frontage visible. Pieropan’s project began in 2015, when the family realised they had outgrown the existing winery in the centre of Soave town, and subsequently acquired a site in th ...